In the Winner's Circle with Jennifer Johnson

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(L) Lexi Thompson dunks water on (R) Jennifer Johnson following her first LPGA victory after the final round of the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic at the Crossings Course at the Robert Trent Jones Trail at Magnolia Grove on May 19, 2013 in Mobile, Alabama.

IN THE WINNER’S CIRCLE with JENNIFER JOHNSON

2013 Mobile Bay LPGA Classic

Born: Carlsbad, Calif.

Lives: Carlsbad, Calif.

Birthdate: August 8, 1991 – currently 21 years, 8 months, 12 days

Qualified for LPGA Tour: Finished T44 at the 2010 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament

Turned Professional: July 2010

  • VICTORIES
    • LPGA: Becomes a Rolex First-Time Winner at the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic
      • Previous career-best finish was also on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail – a T8 at the 2011 Navistar LPGA Classic in Prattville
  • MONEY
    • CAREER: With the $180,000 first-place check, Jennifer moves to 249th on the LPGA Career Money List with $626,966
    • SEASON: Jennifer has earned $251,993 this season and is 11th on the 2013 LPGA Official Money List
  • SOLHEIM CUP
    • Earns 60 points toward the 2013 U.S. Solheim Cup Team. Currently 10th in the points race with 140 points.

 

  • ROLEX RANKINGS
    • With her win, Jennifer is projected to move from 78th to 50th on the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings
  • TOURNAMENT SPECIFIC
    • Set the 72-hole tournament record with a four-day tally of 21-under-par (67-70-65-65=267)
    • 2012: T45 (-2)
  • 2013 IN A NUTSHELL
    • 9 events, 7 cuts made, $251,993 earned, 1 win
    • Previous season-best was T13 at the Kraft Nabisco Championship
    • Earns 30 points toward Player of the Year race with her victory and now currently sits in eighth place
  • 2012 IN A NUTSHELL
    • 23 events, 20 cuts made, $245,999 (50)
    • Best finish was T11 at the Navistar LPGA Classic
    • Carded career-low 63 in the second round of the ShopRite LPGA Classic
    • Recorded 5 top-20 finishes

  • OF NOTE
    • Made the winning point for the 2010 U.S. Curtis Cup Team, where she recorded a 3-0-1 record
    • Named 2010 NCGA Freshman of the Year and was a 2010 NCAA First-Time All-American at Arizona State University

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